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Masculinity and Transitional Justice: An Exploratory Essay

Hamber, Brandon (2007) Masculinity and Transitional Justice: An Exploratory Essay. Peace Prints: South Asian Journal of Transitional Justice, 3 (1). pp. 1-22. [Journal article]

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Abstract

In recent years, there has been a growing focus on including women in transitional justice processes. Some scholars question whether transitional justice mechanisms take obstacles for women, such as ongoing domestic violence, into account. This article follows this line of inquiry using the prism of ongoing violence against women in South Africa. It focuses on masculinity, and questions the degree to which masculinity, and violent masculinities in particular, are considered in transitional justice studies. The article calls for a nuanced understanding of masculinities and their relationship to transitional justice, and sets parameters for a more concerted study of the subject.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:masculinity, transitional justice, gender, truth commission
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences > INCORE
Faculty of Social Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Transitional Justice Institute
ID Code:25025
Deposited By: Professor Brandon Hamber
Deposited On:15 May 2013 09:48
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:07

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